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Dr. D. Love
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Category: Drug Testing
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I have drug tested a lady to come in our facility and she

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I have drug tested a lady to come in our facility and she tested positive for MOP. She is taking Meloxicam
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: Urine. She is sitting across the desk from me.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Would Cheritussin have some MOP in it?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 month ago.

Hello from JustAnswer. This is Dr. Love.

Do you mean Cheratussin AC?

Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 month ago.

I had asked for clarification of the medicine that she has taken. If she has taken Cheratussin AC, then it would explain the positive result. The Cheratussin AC contains codeine, and codeine is metabolized into morphine in the body, which would cause a positive drug test for MOP (opiates).

If you mean a different medicine, then please clarify which medicine you mean.